What Assets are Not Considered Part of an Estate?

What Assets are Not Considered Part of an Estate

In presentations regarding essential actions individuals should take regarding inheritance, emphasis is usually placed on drafting a will. This leaves unanswered what happens to assets that do not pass by will —so called non-probate assets.

How Do I Avoid Probate?

How Do I Avoid Probate?

There are good reasons why people want their estates to avoid probate, and a lot of ways to do it.

What a Will Can and Cannot Do

what a will does and doesn't do

A will allows you to distribute your worldly goods, select a guardian for minor children and name an executor to carry out your wishes.